Title of translation: 
Like a Night with Legs Wide Open
Original title: 
Como una noche con las piernas abiertas
Original author: 
José Alcántara Almánzar
Country of origin: 
República Dominicana
Luis Guzmán Valerio
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“Like a Night with Legs Wide Open” is a short story by Dominican writer José Alcántara Almánzar. Originally published in the collection titled La carne estremecida in 1989, this short story is representative of the themes that characterize Alcántara Almánzar’s short stories, namely, the challenges and anxieties of the stifled Dominican middle class. --Luis Guzmán Valerio, the translator

Narrativa / Narrative
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